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Shigeru meet Steven

Shigeru meet Steven

From the Associated Press: Shigeru Miyamoto, left, legendary video game designer for Nintendo, known as the Spielberg of video games, having created Mario and the Legend of Zelda, shakes hands with Steven Spielberg after playing a tennis match with him on Nintendo’s new game console called Wii, using the controller as the racket to physically hit the virtual ball, while […]

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Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

So, thank you very much for meeting with us, I really appreciate it. The Wii represents a major step forward for Nintendo in terms of functionality and capabilities. One of the things we’re really curious to know is what Wii is going to enable you as a game maker to create that you’ve never been able to create before.Well, I […]

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Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

I upped the entire E3 presentation that Nintendo started the show with: Linky

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Hochiminh Rant Day 11

I am tired, because I am tired of people saying, “DID MICROSOFT BUY OUT NINTENDO?” and “ARE MICROSOFT AND NINTENDO PARTNERS?” Give me a break! This site, states that back in early August of 2004, Microsoft attempted to buy out Nintendo. But Nintendo’s response was that they were not on sale, and they are a very successful company. But actually, […]

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Hochiminh Rant Day 10

Hochiminh Rant Day 10

Obviously, there isn’t going to be a lot, if any, new information on the Wii in the next couple of weeks due to the onslaught at E3. As of what I’ve been succumbed to at E3, we just might not get what everyone else says: just another kiddy system. Project Hammer: (from NINTENDO)=November 2006 A game that may be Teen-rated, […]

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Hochiminh’s Rant Day 9

Now that the dust has settled from E3, has your views about the Nintendo Wii changed or stayed the same? Were you intrigued by the lineup of versatile demos, the innovative uses of the Wiiremote, the accessories (the shell or light-gun attachment), the online Opera browser, the Virtual Console, the graphics? I, for one, was suprised about the publicity at […]

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Wii to have a dedicated PPU?

Inspired by a story on digg. Clues have been given that the Wii may have a built in PPU(Physics Processing Unit)……MrPhiller investigates…. So lets start off by defining a PPU…..here’s what Wikipedia has to say: A physics processing unit (PPU) is a dedicated processor designed to handle the calculations of physics, especially in video games. Examples of calculations a PPU […]

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Miyamoto reveals plans for Wii connectivity

Shigeru Miyamoto was kind enough to sit down with us during the show to talk about the future of Wii, his thoughts on the Playstation 3 announcements and how Microsoft can succeed in Japan. We’ll be posting the full video next week, but until then here’s some interesting tidbits from the talk—some of which we’re pretty sure you’ve never heard […]

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More hands on with the Wii Controller (CNET)

I managed to get inside Nintendo’s booth and experience the magic of the Wii at firsthand. Big N had more than a dozen different titles for people to try, but its booth was more crowded than the show floor itself. As it was, I got some quality time with Legend of Zelda and Red Steel, two of the big-name release […]

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Reuters: “Nintendo’s Wii steals show at E3″

Reuters: “Nintendo’s Wii steals show at E3″

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s new Wii video game console, considered the underdog in the console wars because it lacks the high-definition graphics and multimedia features of its rivals, is stealing the show at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show. The wait to try out the Wii at E3 pushed past four hours on Thursday afternoon, while […]

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Video of the new Tony Hawk and DK on the DS

Video of the new Tony Hawk and DK on the DS

Tony Hawk – Downhill Jam on YouTube DK – King of Swing on YouTube 

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Trauma Center preparing for launch

Trauma Center preparing for launch

Yesterday Atlus confirmed that Trauma Center : Second Opinion is being prepped for launch. You may be able to dissect your vict- I mean patients sooner than you think. Source

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Controllers NOT Rechargable

Controllers NOT Rechargable

In an interview between the Wiire and Lance Barr of Nintendo, he confirmed that the controllers will NOT be internally rechargable. This may come as a blow to many, especially knowing that the battery life will be considerably lower than that of a Gamecube Wavebird. But, he did say that a rechargable battery pack may be sold seperately. But why? It […]

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Boss Battle Video in Mario Galaxy

Boss Battle Video in Mario Galaxy

Video from the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii featuring a boss battle on the scale of Shadow of the Colossus boss battles. HD Video on IGN

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Line to play the Wii

Line to play the Wii

YouTube Video 

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